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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Nov 29, 2011 9:17am
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: unions = mafia

Unions had nothing to do with driving up wages? Ever had to cross a teamster picket line? Ever have to park down the street so your tires don't get slashed by union thugs?

UNION SUCK BALLS, BIG SWEATY BLACK BALLS

Why would anyone want to give up their own right to negotiate their own salary to a union full of average and below average producers? Talk about socialism... that is revolting. Imagine letting some union contract dictate how much you can earn in an organization... I'd rather die than live like that.

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Nov 30, 2011 6:49am
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

Re: Unions had nothing to do with driving up wages?

Without Unions, we see nothing but lower wages, longer hours, less benefits, less safety in the workplace, more child labor laws broken, more sweat shops, and more outsourcing of jobs.

I'm thankful to Unions for helping Labor and Workers earn decent living wages and better benefits. Look at all they have done in the past to improve Workers Rights:
• Unions raise wages of unionized workers.
• Unions reduce wage inequality.
• Strong unions set a pay standard that nonunion employers follow.
• The most sweeping advantage for unionized workers is in fringe benefits.
• Unionized workers receive more generous health benefits than nonunion workers.
• Unionized workers receive better pension plans.
• Unionized workers receive more vacation time and more total paid leave.
Unions play a pivotal role both in securing legislated labor protections and rights such as safety and health, overtime, and family/medical leave and in enforcing those rights on the job. Because unionized workers are more informed, they are more likely to benefit from social insurance programs such as unemployment insurance and workers compensation. Unions are thus an intermediary institution that provides a necessary complement to legislated benefits and protections.

What happened to non-union Electronics Workers (like me) who worked 30 years in this industry? We were Fired! Our JOBS were outsourced! Today, ONE MILLION Electronics Workers in China are forced into Slave Labor, Concentration Camps, and Sweat Shops! Chinese Workers are forced to work 15-hour shifts, six days per week, in brutal and unsafe conditions, for $250 per month. That works out to Sixty Five cents per hour wages! These workers are Human Beings.

1 Million Workers. 100 Million iPhones. 17 Suicides. Who’s to Blame?
http://www.archive.org/post/382493/happy-july-4
http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/02/ff_joelinchina/all/1
http://www.archive.org/post/385218/rip-space-shuttle-rip-electronics-rip-american-workers
Without Unions and organized labor, Apple, HP, IBM, Dell, Sony, and Nokia are using unchecked Chinese slave labor to manufacture their products. Unsafe working conditions are causing Chinese Electronics Workers to get Killed on the Job! Apple's Chinese Electronics Workers are committing suicide on the job! These are documented facts.

In a related story:
http://www.andyworthington.co.uk/2011/11/27/n30-strike-2-million-uk-workers-to-protest-against-tory-led-government-cuts/
More than two million workers in Britain are participating in a nationwide strike today to protest government plans to reduce public sector pensions. Today's action is expected to be the largest walkout in Great Britain in a generation.


This post was modified by dead-head_Monte on 2011-11-30 14:49:39

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Dec 1, 2011 1:59pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

Monte get your fucking head out of your ass!

The reason there are minimum wages and child labor laws are due to LEGISLATION.

Do you see women's suffrage movements in operation these days?

NO, why?

BECAUSE WOMEN ALREADY HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

PLEASE GIVE ME YOUR MEDIWEED BECAUSE IT IS WAY TOO STRONG FOR YOU.

Unions have driven jobs overseas, take an economics class instead of interpretive dance and chicano studies courses some time.

CHEAP LABOR GOOD FOR BUSINESS

EXPENSIVE LABOR BAD FOR BUSINESS]

THE MORE LABOR COSTS, THE LESS COMPETITIVE THE COMPANY

THE LESS COMPETITIVE THE COMPANY, THE LESS PROFITS

THE LESS PROFITS, THE LESS HIRING

THE LESS HIRING, THE HIGHER UNEMPLOYMENT

THE HIGHER UNEMPLOYMENT, THE HIGHER POVERTY

SEE A CYCLE YET?

Mindless worker bees standing in an assembly line should not make $23 per hour when a Mcdonadlds drive through employee only makes $7 per hour.

BUS DRIVERS SHOULD NOT MAKE AS MUCH MONEY AS I DO FOR SITTING ON THEIR BIG FAT ASSESS.

firefighters and police and teachers should be paid more than congressional aids and union representatives BUT THEY ARE NOT

LIFE IS NOT FAIR.

I WORK 3 times as hard and produce 3 times as much output as the people next to me and I barely make twice as much WTF? Should I start a union so they make more and I make less? WTF are you thinking? Mediocre people should not be as successful as I am but they are, DO I HATE ON THEM AND SET UP A TENT AND STOP THEM FROM ENTERING A BUILDING? NO!

There are REALLY stupid doctors and lawyers, people with PHD's who don't know what a fucking PDF is or how to open an email, AM I PISSED THAT THEY MAKE MORE THAN ME? YES, DO I STAND OUT FRONT OF THEIR HOUSE AND DEMAND THEY PAY ME? NO!

These fucking people that want a free ride while I bust my ass all need to go get a fucking job and a life. I have paid a hundred thousand dollars in taxes at least and some people PAY NOTHING AT ALL, is that fair? NO!

If I make $10k this year by sittting around with my dick in my hand I don't have to pay uncle sam, but if I bust my ass and steal time away from my family that I will never get back and make $100k I have to give up 20%? If I make 1 million I get penalized even more?

Do you know how much taxes the evil 1 percent of rich douchebags pays in taxes?

* The top 1% pay 22.7% of taxes.
* The top 10% pay 50% of taxes.
* The top 20% pay 65.3% of taxes.
* The top 40% pay 84.3% of taxes.
* The bottom 20% pay 1.1% of taxes.
* The bottom 40% pay 6.1% of taxes.

See how fucking retarded you is now?

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/cats/income_expenditures_poverty_wealth/household_income.html

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Poster: high flow Date: Jan 10, 2012 2:51pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

A Beer Story: Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

Posted by Tony Listi on March 21, 2008

The wealthy pay most of the taxes, so it should be no surprised that they get a larger percentage of the tax cut total back! It is only fair.

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Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:

The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing.
The fifth would pay $1.
The sixth would pay $3.
The seventh would pay $7.
The eighth would pay $12.
The ninth would pay $18.
The tenth man (the richest) would pay $59.
So, that’s what they decided to do. The ten men drank in the bar every day and seemed quite happy with the arrangement, until one day, the owner threw them a curve. ‘Since you are all such good customers, he said, ‘I’m going to reduce the cost of your daily beer by $20. Drinks for the ten now cost just $80.

The group still wanted to pay their bill the way we pay our taxes so the first four men were unaffected. They would still drink for free. But what about the other six men – the paying customers? How could they divide the $20 windfall so that everyone would get his ‘fair share?’ They realized that $20 divided by six is $3.33. But if they subtracted that from everybody’s share, then the fifth man and the sixth man would each end up being paid to drink his beer. So, the bar owner suggested that it would be fair to reduce each man’s bill by roughly the same amount, and he proceeded to work out the amounts each should pay.

And so:

The fifth man, like the first four, now paid nothing (100% savings).
The sixth now paid $2 instead of $3 (33%savings).
The seventh now pay $5 instead of $7 (28%savings).
The eighth now paid $9 instead of $12 (25% savings).
The ninth now paid $14 instead of $18 (22% savings).
The tenth now paid $49 instead of $59 (16% savings).
Each of the six was better off than before. And the first four continued to drink for free. But once outside the restaurant, the men began to compare their savings.

‘I only got a dollar out of the $20,’declared the sixth man. He pointed to the tenth man,’ but he got $10!’

‘Yeah, that’s right,’ exclaimed the fifth man. ‘I only saved a dollar, too. It’s unfair that he got ten times more than I!’

‘That’s true!!’ shouted the seventh man. ‘Why should he get $10 back when I got only two? The wealthy get all the breaks!’

‘Wait a minute,’ yelled the first four men in unison. ‘We didn’t get anything at all. The system exploits the poor!’

The nine men surrounded the tenth and beat him up.

The next night the tenth man didn’t show up for drinks, so the nine sat down and had beers without him. But when it came time to pay the bill, they discovered something important. They didn’t have enough money between all of them for even half of the bill!

And that, boys and girls, journalists and college professors, is how our tax system works. The people who pay the highest taxes get the most benefit from a tax reduction. Tax them too much, attack them for being wealthy, and they just may not show up anymore. In fact, they might start drinking overseas where the atmosphere is somewhat friendlier.

David R. Kamerschen, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, University of Georgia

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Poster: rabid47 Date: Jun 6, 2014 8:30am
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

That's why I stay in and get hammered on my own. Pubs are just too dangerous if u got cash.


'The Labor movement got the Mafia curse'

(F.Z.)

This post was modified by rabid47 on 2014-06-06 15:30:15

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Dec 1, 2011 1:36pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Monte!

Blow me, I am no puppet of your movement or any movement!

You must be off your friggin rocker accusing me of propaganda after all the slanted left wing nonsense you have posted...

There is nothing unfounded or unproven in anything I said and it surely was not created in an attempt to brainwash the masses into any nationalistic behavior... that is what propaganda is.

Unions are fucking scumsucking extortionists whose time and purpose has long since passed.

Tea party protesters didn't leave garbage, get arrested, or shit themselves, WHY DO YOU THING THAT IS?

Anyone who imposes their will on my right to pursue happiness under the US Constitution will be met with force.

Take your big government and "everyone deserves everything" nonsense to cuba or north korea, shining examples of socialism in action.

Peace!

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Dec 2, 2011 6:13pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: Monte!

"Can I go buddy, Can I go down, Take your shift at the mine?"

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Dec 2, 2011 2:33pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

Hey we CAN GET ALONG!

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/02/us-protests-richmond-idUSTRE7B11IW20111202

But you cant do shit like this:

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/12/01/3-occupy-boston-protesters-arrested-after-dispute-over-kitchen-sink/

But I understand why you do:

http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-mental-illness-20111201,0,2899811.story

Merry Christmas (yes I said christ, I am an atheist but I am ok with jesus)....

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Poster: s.haney1974 Date: Dec 19, 2011 12:05pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

CAN YOU REALLY BE ANY MORE OF A DOUCHE BAG??? I THINK NOT

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Jan 18, 2012 10:40am
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Occupy Blackout

I could be your mom, is that a big enough douchebag? I heard you have a giant stinky gash so the bigger the better I suppose...

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Poster: rastamon Date: Dec 2, 2011 3:35pm
Forum: occupywallstreet Subject: Re: your Tea Party propaganda = One Percent mantra

the mental illness story link is broken.

Here it is > http://tinyurl.com/77buh35

and a merry christmas to you and I'll raise you a Kwanza and grog

This post was modified by rastamon on 2011-12-02 23:35:01